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Product Description: The Il-28 tactical bomber was a success in all its roles. From Torpedo-bomber, reconnaissance, trainer, and mail carrier, numerous specialized versions were also developed, including testbeds for avionics, weapons, and aircraft systems ...read more

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9781857803716 | Crecy Pub, April 5, 2016, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: The Il-28 tactical bomber was a success in all its roles.

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Product Description: The MiG-31 started life as an advanced derivative of the famous MiG-25P interceptor, becoming the first Soviet fourth-generation combat aircraft. First flown in 1975, it differed from its progenitor primarily in having a crew of two (pilot and weapons systems operator), a highly capable passive phased-array radar – a world first – and new R-33 long-range missiles as its primary armament...read more

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9781473823921 | Pen & Sword, January 19, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The MiG-31 started life as an advanced derivative of the famous MiG-25P interceptor, becoming the first Soviet fourth-generation combat aircraft.

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Product Description: Developed in the Soviet Union in the 1960s, the Su-24 tactical bomber has become one of the most successful aircraft in its class. Featuring delta wings and auxiliary lift engines meant to improve its field performance, the first prototype turned out to be more of a liability than an asset and the aircraft was redesigned to have variable geometry wings...read more

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9781857803709 | Crecy Pub, September 15, 2015, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Developed in the Soviet Union in the 1960s, the Su-24 tactical bomber has become one of the most successful aircraft in its class.

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Product Description: In the late 1950s, the Sukhoi Design Bureau, already an established fighter maker, started work on a successor to its Su-9 and Su-11 single-engined interceptors for the national Air defense Force. Similar to its predecessors, the new aircraft designated Su-15 had delta wings; unlike the Su-9/Su-11, however, it had twin engines and lateral air intakes freeing up the nose for a powerful fire control radar...read more

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9781473823907 | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the late 1950s, the Sukhoi Design Bureau, already an established fighter maker, started work on a successor to its Su-9 and Su-11 single-engined interceptors for the national Air defense Force.

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Product Description: Brought out in the late 1970s as a successor to the obsolete Tu-126 airborne early warning aircraft, the A-50 co-developed by the Il’yushin and Beriyev bureaux is one of the most interesting military variants in the field of IL-76 military transport...read more

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9781473823914, titled "Il'yushin/Beriyev A-50: The Soviet Sentry" | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Brought out in the late 1970s as a successor to the obsolete Tu-126 airborne early warning aircraft, the A-50 co-developed by the Il’yushin and Beriyev bureaux is one of the most interesting military variants in the field of IL-76 military transport.

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Product Description: A detailed volume uncovering a wide range of Soviet aviation projects that, for a variety of reasons, never progressed beyond the drawing board. Packed with over 800 illustrations including photos, drawings and diagrams, this impressive book will be of interest to enthusiasts and modellers alike...read more

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9781906537340 | Crecy Pub, August 15, 2013, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: A detailed volume uncovering a wide range of Soviet aviation projects that, for a variety of reasons, never progressed beyond the drawing board.

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9780292776173, titled "State and Opposition in Military Brazil" | Reprint edition (Univ of Texas Pr, July 1, 1988), cover price $34.95 | also contains State and Opposition in Military Brazil | About this edition: Based on extensive research into opposition and government documents, including the previously unavailable Manual Básico da Escola de Guerra, Maria Helena Moreira Alves provides a rich description of the long and tortuous attempt by the Brazilian military government to create a workable “national security state” in the face of determined and resilient opposition.

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Product Description: In the years immediately after the Second World War the Soviet Air Defence Force (PVO - Protivovozdooshnaya oborona) included aircraft spotting and searchlight units, alerting and communications units, and fighter aviation. These units were organized into PVO divisions, corps, and armies whose order of battle depended on the specific tasks each formation undertook in the air defence of the Soviet Union...read more

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9781902109251 | Hikoki Pubns, December 15, 2012, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: In the years immediately after the Second World War the Soviet Air Defence Force (PVO - Protivovozdooshnaya oborona) included aircraft spotting and searchlight units, alerting and communications units, and fighter aviation.

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Product Description: At its height during the Cold War, Soviet tactical aviation was a large force of fighter, bomber, and attack air regiments with a high degree of readiness - many units stationed outside the Soviet Union saw actual combat. But, even as progressively more refined jet aircraft came into service Yak-23, MiG-17 fighters and IL-28 tactical bombers, the attack aviation units still flew outdated IL-10 piston-engined aircraft well into the 1950s...read more

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9781902109237 | Hikoki Pubns, January 15, 2012, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: At its height during the Cold War, Soviet tactical aviation was a large force of fighter, bomber, and attack air regiments with a high degree of readiness - many units stationed outside the Soviet Union saw actual combat.

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9781857803457, titled "Sukhoi Su-7 / Su-17: Sukhoi SU-7 and SU-17/20/22 Fighter Bomber Family" | Crecy Pub, September 7, 2011, cover price $84.95

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Product Description: When the Mikoyan Gerevich MiG-15 first appeared in combat against the Western powers during the Korean War, it caused consternation among its opposition. Its performance far outstripped any jet fighter aircraft produced by the West at the time and its duels with the U...read more

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9781857803334, titled "Mikoyan MiG-15: Mig - 15" | Ian Allen Pub, January 4, 2011, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: When the Mikoyan Gerevich MiG-15 first appeared in combat against the Western powers during the Korean War, it caused consternation among its opposition.

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Product Description: Beginning with a brief outline of the basic aerodynamic concept of wing-in-ground effect (WIG) vehicles or Ekranoplans, this book reviews the development of this unique ground effect concept from theory to viable technical solutions, and also provides a historical survey of WIG research, construction, and operations in Russia (the Soviet Union)...read more

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9781857803327 | Crecy Pub, January 1, 2011, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Beginning with a brief outline of the basic aerodynamic concept of wing-in-ground effect (WIG) vehicles or Ekranoplans, this book reviews the development of this unique ground effect concept from theory to viable technical solutions, and also provides a historical survey of WIG research, construction, and operations in Russia (the Soviet Union).

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Product Description: The Russian Air Force's strategic bomber component was inherited from the Soviet Air Force after the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Russia began by recovering some of the heavy bomber assets left outside its borders, the Tu-95MS Bear-Hs based in Kazakhstan, eight Tu-160 Blackjacks, and three Tu-95MS Backfire-Cs of the bomber fleet taken over by the Ukraine...read more

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9781902109121 | Hikoki Pubns, July 1, 2010, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: The Russian Air Force's strategic bomber component was inherited from the Soviet Air Force after the disintegration of the Soviet Union.

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Product Description: This is the definitive reference source examining all aspects of one of the most powerful air forces in the world, the Chinese. Although China has been a significant air power for more than fifty years, very little has been published or even known about its capabilities...read more

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9781857803211 | Midland Pub Ltd, August 1, 2010, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This is the definitive reference source examining all aspects of one of the most powerful air forces in the world, the Chinese.

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Product Description: This is the definitive history of the Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik and provides detailed coverage on every aspect of this famous warplane. This is perhaps the most famous aircraft in the history of Russian and Soviet aviation. During World War 2 this rugged ground attack aircraft was arguably the Soviets’ most effective weapon...read more

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9781857803228, titled "Ilyushin IL-2/ IL-10 Shturmovik" | Midland Pub Ltd, March 1, 2010, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This is the definitive history of the Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik and provides detailed coverage on every aspect of this famous warplane.

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9781857803105 | Ian Allan Pub, September 30, 2009, cover price $94.95

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Product Description: Born in the 1930s, the Soviet Air Force's long-range bomber arm (known initially as the ADD and later as the DA) proved itself during World War II and continued to develop in the immediate post-war years, when the former allies turned Cold War opponents...read more
By Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov (trans) and Andrey Yurgenson (illustrator)

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9781902109084 | Hikoki Pubns, September 1, 2009, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: Born in the 1930s, the Soviet Air Force's long-range bomber arm (known initially as the ADD and later as the DA) proved itself during World War II and continued to develop in the immediate post-war years, when the former allies turned Cold War opponents.

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Product Description: Us Aircraft In The Soviet Union And Russia

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9781857803082 | Ian Allen Pub, April 30, 2009, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: Us Aircraft In The Soviet Union And Russia

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Product Description: From the team that published the critically acclaimed and hugely successful 'Famous Russian Aircraft' series comes a book that is the definitive guide to all of the aircraft flown by the Soviet Air Force in World War II. While most other books on the Soviet Air Force in World War II dwell largely on individual aircraft types, this book also takes a closer look at the Soviet Air Force's structure and aircraft fleet...read more

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9781857803044 | Ian Allan Pub, August 1, 2008, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: From the team that published the critically acclaimed and hugely successful 'Famous Russian Aircraft' series comes a book that is the definitive guide to all of the aircraft flown by the Soviet Air Force in World War II.

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Product Description: This comprehensive book shows how the imports of German aircraft and engines and the use of German scientific and technical achievements in the field of aeronautics have influenced the development of aircraft construction, air transport, and military aviation in Russia and the Soviet Union...read more

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9781857802924 | Ian Allen Pub, June 15, 2008, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This comprehensive book shows how the imports of German aircraft and engines and the use of German scientific and technical achievements in the field of aeronautics have influenced the development of aircraft construction, air transport, and military aviation in Russia and the Soviet Union.

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9781857802870, titled "Yakovlev Yak-36, Yak-38 and Yak-41: The Soviet 'Jump Jets'" | Ian Allen Pub, May 15, 2008, cover price $36.95

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Product Description: The Tupolev Tu-104 Camel was a twin-engined, medium-range, turbojet-powered airliner. Following the British-built Comet and Canadian Avro Jetliner, the Tu-104 became the world s third jet airliner to take to the skies when it made its maiden flight in June 1956...read more

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9781857802658 | Ian Allen Pub, May 15, 2008, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: The Tupolev Tu-104 Camel was a twin-engined, medium-range, turbojet-powered airliner.

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Product Description: AfterWorld War II, as Soviet influence expanded rapidly as a result of the postwar settlement in Europe and with the rise of Communist states in the Far East, Africa, and the Caribbean, the potential worldwide export market for Soviet-built airliners grew phenomenally...read more

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9781857802528 | Ill edition (Crecy Pub, February 1, 2008), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: AfterWorld War II, as Soviet influence expanded rapidly as a result of the postwar settlement in Europe and with the rise of Communist states in the Far East, Africa, and the Caribbean, the potential worldwide export market for Soviet-built airliners grew phenomenally.

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Product Description: From the late 1940s onwards, the Lavochkin bureau was at the forefront of the Soviet supersonic jet fighter program, and this book covers them all in thorough detail. The first of Lavochkin's jet fighters was the La-15. This was a fantail, single-seat swept-wing jet interceptor fighter, which was a less successful contemporary of the MiG-15, despite being more technically advanced...read more

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9781857802535 | Ian Allen Pub, January 1, 2008, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: From the late 1940s onwards, the Lavochkin bureau was at the forefront of the Soviet supersonic jet fighter program, and this book covers them all in thorough detail.

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